18 episodes

BOOM! The Southeastern Commerce Podcast brings together regional business, government and legal leaders to discuss what's new and what's next for commerce in the Southeast.

Each episode, you'll hear an in-depth discussion on issues involving trade, economic development, government, business and transportation/logistics. We explore how these drivers shape our unique regional economy, and we explore how trends and changes might affect business operations throughout the Southeast in the years to come.

BOOM! Southeastern Commerce Adams and Reese

    • Business
    • 5.0 • 9 Ratings

BOOM! The Southeastern Commerce Podcast brings together regional business, government and legal leaders to discuss what's new and what's next for commerce in the Southeast.

Each episode, you'll hear an in-depth discussion on issues involving trade, economic development, government, business and transportation/logistics. We explore how these drivers shape our unique regional economy, and we explore how trends and changes might affect business operations throughout the Southeast in the years to come.

    Shaping the Future of Business Operations: Turning Threat into Opportunity

    Shaping the Future of Business Operations: Turning Threat into Opportunity

    As the fourth wave of COVID surges, businesses are left, once again, wondering what to expect in regards to their staff, clients, office space, and more. In Season 2, Episode 5, Adams and Reese’s Managing Partner, Gif Thornton, and Chairman of the Executive Committee, Tim Volpe, join host, Chris Kane, to recount their experiences as leaders navigating the pandemic, how they overcame challenges, and discuss what may be on the horizon as COVID-19 continues to shape the future of business operations.

    • 28 min
    Fighting Cyber Crime: The $1 Trillion Invisible Threat

    Fighting Cyber Crime: The $1 Trillion Invisible Threat

    From supply chains to the boardroom, cybersecurity is impacting our economy. It’s no longer a question of ‘if’ your company will be targeted, but “when” will it happen. In Episode 4, Barry Hensley, Chief Threat Intelligence Officer at Secureworks and Souwei Ford, Atlantic/SE Cyber Team Leader at Willis Towers Watson talk to Roy Hadley and Chris Kane about cyber crimes, how it’s become an invisible economic threat, the questions businesses should be asking, and the actions that need to happen now.

    • 41 min
    Anchors Aweigh: U.S.S. Mobile Sets New Economic Course for the Gulf South

    Anchors Aweigh: U.S.S. Mobile Sets New Economic Course for the Gulf South

    Season 2, Episode 3 - The City of Mobile has always played an important role in the U.S. shipbuilding industry. Most recently, the U.S. Navy commissioned its newest combat ship, U.S.S. Mobile, in the city it was built, Mobile. Bradley Byrne, former U.S. Representative for Alabama's 1st Congressional District, joins Chris Kane for a discussion on the U.S.S. Mobile, the economic incentives it brought to the Gulf South region, and what’s next for the shipbuilding industry in the United States.

    • 28 min
    Mega Sporting Events are Super for the Economy

    Mega Sporting Events are Super for the Economy

    Season 2, Episode 2 - New Orleans will play host again to the Final Four (2022) and then the Super Bowl (2025). Cities that bid on major sporting events not only boost the tourism sector, but also provide a substantial economic injection for the city and region. Jay Cicero, President/CEO, Jeff Rossi, SVP of Events, and Phillip Sherman, Chairman, of the Greater New Orleans Sports Foundation join host Chris Kane for a discussion on how these major sporting events come about, stimulate jobs, reinvigorate the host city’s image, and generate business revenue while still recovering from COVID.

    • 36 min
    Road to Recovery: The Revitalization of Restaurants

    Road to Recovery: The Revitalization of Restaurants

    In Season 2, Episode 1, internationally known Chef and Restaurateur John Folse and Stan Harris, President and CEO of the Louisiana Restaurant Association, joins Chris Kane for a discussion about how the restaurant industry is looking beyond COVID and how the $28.6 billion Restaurant Revitalization Fund will play a role in their recovery efforts.

    • 49 min
    Silver Linings in a Season of Thanks

    Silver Linings in a Season of Thanks

    In Episode 13, we take a look back at 2020 and ahead to commerce-related developments for Q4 and 2021 in our final episode of Season 1 of Boom! Chris Kane joins Michael Hecht, President and CEO of Greater New Orleans, Inc., and Todd Murphy, President of the Jefferson Parish Chamber of Commerce, for a recap of the past year, looking at the bright side as well as challenges we overcame. From the opening of New Orleans’ new airport to the ways COVID-19 changed our lives beginning this spring, to the impact on schools, music, and sports, we revisit topics that shaped the business world throughout the past year. As the pandemic threatens to hang around for a bit longer, we talk with our guests about what’s on their wish lists for the next set of COVID-19-related legislation, and whether the technology boom is here to stay. 

    • 37 min

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